Known as one of the medicinal plants in Indonesia. Originally from Papua / Irian Jaya , now spread out all over the island.
Fruit is a round shape , 3-5 cm diameter, smooth, grooved, when young, green and red colorafter cooking. White flesh, fibrous, and watery. Seeds are round, hard, brown. Rootedriding and yellow-brown. Propagation by grafting and seeds. Phaleria contain several active substances such as:God petals contain antihistamines, alkaloids, saponins, and polyphenols (lignans).Skin of the fruit contains alkaloids, saponins, and flavonoids.
- Alkaloids , is detoxification which can neutralize toxins in the body
- Saponins , which are useful as:
- blood circulation throughout the body and prevent blockages in blood vessels , reduce the cholesterol content of fat and reduce blood flods vessel walls , reduce levels of risk of coronary heart disease ,
- contain anti-inflammatory (anti-inflammatory),serves as an anti-oxidant
- help reduce the pain if there is bleeding or swelling
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